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Nov 12, 2012 8:00am PST
, before seeing his sister get shot. president obama addressed a crowd at the arlington national cemetery. >> this is the first veterans day in a decade in which there are no american troops fighting and dying in iraq. [applause] 33,000 of our troops can now return from afghanistan and a transition there is under way. after a decade of war, our heroes are coming home. over the next few years, more than a million service members will transition back to civilian life. on thea's speech focused need to provide services to veterans, almost a quarter of whom come home physically or emotionally disabled. but in an investigation sponsored by propublica found that the u.s. military had lost or destroyed some record needed for individuals to claim benefits. the group veterans for peace joined one of the country's largest veteran's day parade in auburn, washington saturday after the group was initially barred it from purchase of bidding by the city. the peace group filed a discrimination lawsuit and was allowed to march after a judge issued a temporary restraining order. the issue of tax cuts for th
Nov 21, 2012 8:00am PST
with palestinian officials in the west bank today, but will not be going to gaza. on tuesday, the obama administration blocked a u.n. security council resolution on the gaza conflict seng fell to address the root cause of palestinian rocket fire. among the latest palestinian victims were three palestinian journalists killed in their vehicle in gaza. after the attack, hamas government spokesperson condemned the killings of palestinian journalists. >> the israelis are going insane. they lost their minds. they're killing our children, killing our civilians, targeting everything today, targeting journalists. they tried all kinds of crime wars or war crimes, actually. >> tuesday marked the third consecutive day of israeli attacks on palestinian media. in separate incidents, israeli strikes also damaged gaza buildings housing offices of two media outlets. in other violence inside gaza, six men accused of being spies for israel were publicly executed in gaza city on tuesday, one of the bodies was dragged through the streets. at least one young child was among the 31 palestinians reportedly kil
Nov 23, 2012 8:00am PST
it became, in fact, for president obama's inauguration. will kaufman: yeah. i think probably the biggest audience, single audience, ever to hear that song was the inaugural concert for barack obama, where bruce springsteen and pete seeger sang the restored version. because, you see, "this land is your land" has an interesting history. it starts off as "god blessed america for me." and it contains a couple of killer anti-capitalist verses that i don't remember singing in school, you know? and three of those verses were the ones thati mean, one verse, woody recorded one verse, i believe, in an unreleased version, about excoriating private property. but there's other verses in there. and, you know, that's what petepete said, you know, "i'll sing this song, as long as i can sing the whole thing," and as i recorded it earlier, so you can hear the progression of that song from the angry and bitter satire that it originally was to the unofficial national anthem that it became. amy goodman: did springsteen and seeger sing the whole song? will kaufman: they did. they did. they sang the whole thin
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